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Ban seeks South Sudan parties' cooperation to solve crisis
Ban seeks South Sudan parties’ coo...

Ban seeks South Sudan parties’ cooperation to solve crisis

United Nations – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for “full cooperation” of all parties in finding a peaceful solution to the crisis of South Sudan Monday, in a phone call with its president Salva Kiir. Ban welcomed Kiir’s commitment to a cessation of hostilities... read more »

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military
63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian...

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military

Lagos – At least 63 Boko Haram fighters were killed during Nigerian army’s raids following a recent pre-dawn attack on military barracks in Bama town by the militant sect in the northern state of Borno, a military spokesperson said Monday. The military launched ground and air... read more »

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher's fall
Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumache...

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher’s fall

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel was “extremely dismayed” as she heard about the skiing accident of German racing legend Michael Schumacher, her spokesperson said Monday. “Like millions of Germans, the chancellor and government members were extremely dismayed when... read more »

'Russian blasts necessitate upgrading anti-terror system'
‘Russian blasts necessitate upgrad...

‘Russian blasts necessitate upgrading anti-terror system’

Moscow – Russian experts Monday urged an upgrade of the terror prevention system after two suicide bombings hit the Volgograd city within 24 hours and left 32 killed and over 70 injured. Russia tightened security nationwide after the attacks. “Stopping a terrorist on the spot is not... read more »

Gen. Bikram Singh is new chairman chiefs of staff committee

Gen. Bikram Singh is new chairman chiefs of staff committee

New Delhi – The IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who retires on the last day of the year, handed over the baton of Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) to Indian Army... read more »

Indian student assaulted in Australia, brother seeks justice

Indian student assaulted in Australia, brother seeks justice

Melbourne – A 20-year-old Indian student was seriously injured after he was brutally assaulted and robbed in Australia’s Melbourne city, a media report said Monday. The... read more »

I know when and where the deal was made between AAP and Congress, says Gadkari

I know when and where the deal was made between AAP and Congress, says Gadkari

New Delhi – Reacting to his recent comment on the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday said he knew when and where the deal... read more »

Schumacher operated second time after suffering brain haemorrhage in ski accident

Schumacher operated second time after suffering brain haemorrhage in ski accident

Sydney – Seven times Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has been reportedly operated for the second time after suffering brain haemorrhage in a ski accident in the French... read more »

Modi's blog on latest court verdict on Godhra riots intensely political: Sibal

Modi’s blog on latest court verdict on Godhra riots intense...

New Delhi – Commenting on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime minister Narendra Modi’s blog on the 2002 Godhra riots Communications and Information Technology (IT) Minister Kapil Sibal on... read more »